Description of problem:
A NULL pointer dereference exists within the "load_flat_shared_library()" function in fs/binfmt_flat.c, which can be exploited to cause a crash and potentially execute arbitrary code with root privileges. (Quoted
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Please refer to the following article. This concerns issue (3):
This is CVE-2009-2768 (and also duplicated as CVE-2009-2845)
Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, 5 or Red Hat Enterprise MRG. Red Hat does not provide support for flat binary support, and additionally this issue only affected kernels version 2.6.29-rc1 and later.